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melodramatic

adjective uk   /ˌmel.ə.drəˈmæt.ɪk/  us   /-ˈmæt̬-/
showing much stronger emotions than are necessary or usual for a situation: a melodramatic speech
melodramatically
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl.i/
"Life is not worth living," she declared melodramatically.
Translations of “melodramatic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 感情誇張的, 戲劇性的…
in Russian мелодраматический…
in Turkish melodram kabilinden, melodramatik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感情夸张的, 戏剧性的…
in Polish melodramatyczny…
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